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The Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo Concept

Porsche Sport Turismo Concept styling, hybrid system coming to production models

Last week we introduced you to the Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo Concept, a wagon version of the popular Panamera hatchback that featured unique front and rear styling along with a revamped hybrid drivetrain with plug-in capabilities – with both the styling cues and that new plug-in hybrid system slated to arrive on production Porsche vehicles in the near future.
The ICON 1965 Dodge D200

ICON bringing 1965 Dodge pickup to SEMA 2012

California based custom four wheeler builder ICON is best known for their work with the ICON Bronco that has graced the pages of pretty much every online publication in the US over the past few years but at the 2012 SEMA Show, ICON will showcase their mastery of all things intended for off-roading with their take on a classic 1965 Dodge pickup.
The GM Logo

General Motors denies $3 billion Spyker suit

General Motors has reportedly dismissed the allegations presented by former Saab brand parent company Spyker after the struggling Swedish automaker filed a $3 billion dollar suit against GM for making moves to intentionally bankrupt the Saab brand when the American automaker refused to approve the sale of the Saab brand to Chinese investors.
2013 Zero DS

Zero Motorcycles unveils 2013 models, faster, longer range, faster charging, and with apps

Zero Motorcycles' 2013 model year features higher power motors, higher energy density battery packs, offering significantly higher speed and longer range than the 2012 models and now has smart phone apps letting the rider customize the bikes performance characteristics.
The 2010 Dodge Viper SRT10 ACR-X

Forza Horizon demo to arrive on October 9th - early car list within

The debut of the long awaited open road driving simulator Forza Horizon is still three weeks away but the folks at Turn 10 announced today that the first playable demo of Forza Horizon will be available in the Xbox Live Marketplace next Tuesday (October 9th) – offering gamers their first chance to experience the game that is expected to set the new standard for driving simulators.
The Maserati Levante

Jeep-based Maserati SUV introduced as the Levante in Paris

The 2012 Paris Motor Show has introduced the European auto show crowd to the Maserati sport utility vehicle based on the Jeep Grand Cherokee that made its “production form” debut at the 2012 Detroit Auto Show but the ute on display right now has shed the awkward Kubang name used in Detroit – instead turning to the new name of the Maserati Levante.
The 2013 Dodge Dart modded up by Mopar for SEMA

Chrysler teases a handful of their 2012 SEMA Show vehicles

The Chrysler Group routinely has one of the largest and most engaging displays at the SEMA Show each year and with under a month left until the huge automotive convention begins at the Las Vegas Convention Center – the folks from the Mopar division have offered up a very brief glimpse at five of the vehicles that will be in the massive Mopar display.
Tanner Foust's Rockstar Ford Fiesta

Tanner Foust takes first win of Global RallyCross season, sets sights on championship

Tanner Foust has had a strong 2012 Global RallyCross season, putting himself among the leaders in all of the first four races of the year but in the most recent race held this past weekend at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Foust did what he has not been able to do throughout the 2012 GRC season – winning the event final and setting up a two-car battle for the season championship with Ford teammate Brian Deegan.

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